Copyright of Engineering Drawings, Plans and Designs

Course Number: BS-2025
Credit: 2 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Tracy P. Jong, Esq.
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Overview

In Copyright of Engineering Drawings, Plans and Designs , you'll learn ...

  • How to identify copyrightable aspects of building plans and buildings
  • How and why to give proper copyright notice , Foreign copyright protection
  • How to register copyright in an architectural work
  • Implications of copyright ownership

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Credit: 2 PDH

Length: 31 pages

You've no doubt seen them many times. Those little © symbols at the bottom of the page in books, magazines and even on websites. But, have you ever thought about whether your engineering drawings can be copyrighted? What about your designs? If so, do you have to do anything to obtain a copyright? And just what kind of protection can you get by obtaining a copyright? Can another engineer copy your work if you don't obtain copyright protection?

In this course, you will learn about the copyrightable aspects of engineering drawings, plans and designs. You will learn what you can and cannot copyright. You will learn why copyright protection is desirable, as well as how to go about doing it. And you will learn about the respective rights of the design engineer and the client in the work product.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • How to identify copyrightable aspects of building plans and buildings
  • How and why to give proper copyright notice , Foreign copyright protection
  • How to register copyright in an architectural work
  • Implications of copyright ownership
  • Things to consider and include in professional engineering service contracts

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 15 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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